Resources and links to give you some food for thought:

General Health

·          American Academy of Pediatrics: www.aap.org

·          American Cancer Association: www.cancer.org

·          American Diabetes Association: www.diabetes.org

·          Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics: www.eatright.org

·          American Heart Association: www.americanheart.org

·          American Institute for Health: www.aicr.org

·          American Public Health Association: www.apha.org

·          Center for Science in the Public Interest: www.cspinet.org

·          International Food Information Council Foundation: www.ific.org


Weight Management

·          American Dietetic Association:  www.eatright.org

·          American Obesity Association: www.obesity.org

·          Weight Control Information Network (WIN): http://win.nddk.nih.gov/index.htm

·          Small Steps: www.smallsteps.gov

·          We Can!: http://wecan.nhlbi.nih.gov

·          Healthy Dining Finder:  www.healthydiningfinder.com


Eating Disorders

·          PBS Documentary and Eating Disorder resources:  http://www.pbs.org/perfectillusions/

 

·          Helping End Eating Disorders (HEED) Foundation, Inc: www.heedfoundation.org


Vegetarian

·          Vegetarian Resource Group: www.vrg.org


Food Allergies

·          The Food Allergy and Anaphylaxis: www.foodallergy.org

·          Food Allergy Grocer: www.allergygrocer.com

·          Celiac Disease Foundation: www.celiac.org


Dietary Supplements

·          Consumer Labs: www.ConsumerLab.com

·          United States Pharmacopoeia: www.usp.org

·          National Center for Complementary and Alternative Medicine: www.nccam.nih.gov

·          Office of Dietary Supplements (ODS): www.ods.od.nih.gov


Physical Activity

·         American Council on exercise: www.acefitness.org
American Council on exercise: www.acefitness.org

·          American Academy of Sports Medicine: www.acsm.org

Calories and Food Diaries

·          SparkPeople:  www.sparkpeople.com

·          Fit Day: www.fitday.com

·          My Food Dairy: www.myfooddairy.com

·          Calories Per Hour: www.caloriesperhour.com

·          Nutrition Data: www.nutritiondata.com

·          USDA Food and Nutrition Database: www.nal.usda.gov/fnic/foodcomp/search/


Government (Health) Agencies:

·          Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: www.cdc.gov

·          Food and Drug Administration: www.fda.gov

·          Food and Nutrition Information Center: www.nal.usda.gov/fnic

·          National Academy of Sciences/National Research Council: www.nas.edu

·          National Heart, Lung and Blood Institute: www.nhlbi.nih.gov

·          National Institutes of Health: www.nih.gov

·          U.S. Department of Agriculture: www.fns.usda.gov/fncs

·          USDA Center for Nutrition Policy and Promotion: www.cnpp.usda.gov

·          U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: www.os.dhhs.gov

·          World Health Organization: www.who.org

·          Shape Up America!: www.shapeup.org

 

Research and Articles:

·          Center for the Study of Nutrition and Medicine (Harvard): www.hms.harvard.edu/nutrition

·          Boston Obesity and Nutrition Research Center: www.bmc.org/bonrc

·          Mayo Clinic:  www.mayoclinic.com

·          Merck Manual: www.merck.com

·          National Library of Medicine-PubMed: www.pubmed.gov


 

 

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